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Florida Gun Law Under Fire; Barack’s Brandenburg Bomb; Letting Go Of Holder; Ducking The NSA; Be Safe In The Vault: Thursday Morning News Roundup 6-20-2013

June 20, 2013 by  

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • A bipartisan Florida gun bill has made its way to the governor’s desk. If signed into law, it will prevent tens of thousands of Floridians from buying firearms, but mental health workers worry the bill will backfire. It requires people who volunteer for mental health treatment to give up their gun rights. Mental health professionals want Governor Rick Scott to veto the legislation. Source: News4Jax… 
  • In stark contrast to that of his Presidential predecessors, Barack Obama’s Brandenburg Gate speech on Wednesday was big on platitudes and hopeless idealism, while containing much that was counterproductive for the United States. The poorly attended, poorly received address amounted to little more than a laundry list of Obama’s favorite liberal pet causes: part staggering naiveté, part appeasement of America’s enemies and strategic adversaries, and part championing of more big-government solutions. Source: The Telegraph…
  • The House Republican effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder has attracted a significant amount of momentum this month. Since the beginning of June, 66 Republicans have signed on to Representative Paul Gosar’s (R-Ariz.) legislation that calls for Holder’s immediate resignation. Gosar’s resolution now has 122 co-sponsors, more than half of the House GOP conference. Source: The Hill… 
  • DuckDuckGo, a search engine that claims it gives its users complete anonymity, has seen a 33 percent increase in users since the National Security Agency news broke over a week ago, said founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg. Source: CNBC
  • A California man is creating what he calls the world’s largest private underground survivor shelter, using a complex of limestone caves dug more than 100 years ago beneath gently rolling hills near Atchison, Kansas. He’s selling space to RV owners, who bring their vehicles and take refuge inside, in case of world catastrophe. Source: AP… 

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